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---STUDENT VERSION--- Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society discusses the positive and negative effects of drugs in our society, examining how drugs ... Show synopsis ---STUDENT VERSION--- Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society discusses the positive and negative effects of drugs in our society, examining how drugs impact everyday life and what new research shows about legal and illegal drugs. This edition is designed to give you a comprehensive look at how these substances affect the mind and the body, and the concerns these drugs pose for society. New features to the fourth edition: *Coverage of performance enhancing drugs for athletes. *Models of school-based and community-based prevention programs. *Discussion of Ecstasy and the popularity of club drugs. *Examination of the culture of alcohol and drugs in college. *Images of smoking from movies and other media. comprehensive look at how drugs affect both individuals and society. The text takes a behavioral approach to examining this topic by organizing specific drugs by attitudes toward their use rather than by their chemical characteristics. This text also provides perspectives in the Family Systems Model, the Public Health Model, the Harm Reduction Model, and others. New topics discussed in the fourth edition include: *Abuse of prescription pain medication, focusing mainly on OxyContin. *Detailed questions to ask when seeking a treatment facility or program. *New FDA-approved oral fluid drug testing systems. *Examination of the importance of behavior tolerance in drug craving. *Subcategories of anxiety disorders.